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Key witnesses harming murder investigation by not coming forward

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:13pm Monday 28th July 2014

DO the right thing and come forward.

Woman taken to hospital after Colchester road crash

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Pic credit: East of England Ambulance Service Trust

3:11pm Monday 28th July 2014

A woman was taken to hospital with chest and neck injuries after a crash involving two cars in Colchester.

Hundreds attend Love Prettygate festival

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Love Prettygate

11:14am Monday 28th July 2014

More than 400 people gathered on the playing fields at Prettygate infant and junior school on Sunday for the culmination of the Love Prettygate initiative.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Maldon and Burnham Standard: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

11:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

"Flawed car survey" delays Hythe Sainsbury's plans

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:11am Monday 28th July 2014

SAINSBURY’S plans to open its next superstore in Colchester have been delayed by concerns over potentially flawed traffic data.

Colchester parks win new awards

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Colchester's award-winning Castle Park has been recognised again.

Shoppers stop and stare as Willie Gee's huge crane shuts High Street

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:57am Monday 28th July 2014

COLCHESTER’S High Street was closed to traffic while a massive tower crane was brought in as part of Williams and Griffin’s £30million redevelopment.

Family pay tribute to loving son who died in crash on A132

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:26am Monday 28th July 2014

Joshua William Marlow, 22, from South Woodham Ferrers, died after his motorbike was in collision with a Volkswagen Golf on the A132 in South Woodham Ferrers on Friday, July 25.

UPDATED: Facebook friends could help catch killer

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

2:58pm Monday 28th July 2014

DETECTIVES are appealing for a murder victim’s Facebook friends to get in touch.

Jet skiers warned after racing off East Mersea coast

Maldon and Burnham Standard: A jet ski crash left a Falmouth man seriously injured this weekend. (Stock picture)

9:12am Monday 28th July 2014

JET SKI riders were warned about their behaviour after 12 were caught racing off the coast at East Mersea.

Fire crews called to grass blaze in Colchester

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

7:07pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Firefighters were called to grassland on fire in Colchester.

Funky Voices perform special gig for Le Tour

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ESSEX-BASED Funky Voices performed live on national TV as the Tour de France rolled through the county.

Robber flees empty handed after struggle with security guard over cash box

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

3:31pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A WOULD-be robber fled empty-handed after a struggle with a security guard outside a Tesco Express store in Clacton.

PCSOs could be on the buses

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

3:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

PARISH PCSOs could be forced to travel by bus if villagers don't stump up the cash for their car.

Homeowners urged to lock windows following burglary

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

11:58am Sunday 27th July 2014

HOMEOWNERS are being warned to lock windows when leaving their home following a burglary in Harwich.

7-year-old girl pulled from sea following near-drowning in Walton

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Thames Coastguard station at Walton, earmarked for closure in September 2014.

11:28am Sunday 27th July 2014

A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD girl almost drowned while swimming in the sea off Walton beach.

Elderly woman left distraught after bag is snatched from car

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

10:11am Sunday 27th July 2014

AN elderly woman has been left distraught after an opportunist thief swiped her handbag in a supermarket car park.

Burglars target home in Tiptree

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

10:02am Sunday 27th July 2014

BURGLARS ransacked a home in Tiptree after smashing their way through the front door.

Girls enjoy Cambridge stay

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

FOUR students from Chelmsford County High School enjoyed a two-day stay at Cambridge University as guests of Murray Edwards College, part of the city’s university.

Woman suffers from smoke inhalation following kitchen blaze

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

7:36pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A WOMAN in her fifties was treated for smoke inhalation following a fire at her home in St Osyth.

Man cut free after getting trapped in metal chair

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Parked cars are delaying fire crews in Ongar (file image).

6:42pm Saturday 26th July 2014

FIRE crews were called in to free a man who was trapped in a metal chair in Colchester.

Chelmsford trails county in recycling numbers

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The ‘Recycle+’ system is part of the Council’s work to increase recycling rates in the borough, to help hit the Welsh Government’s strict statutory targets for recycling and composting.

5:40pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THE amount of waste recycled or composted by Chelmsford in the last year was lower than the Essex average.

Police appeal for help to catch would-be robber

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

DETECTIVES are appealing for help to catch would-be mugger following a brazen attempted robbery in broad daylight in Clacton.

Burglars target homes across Tendring

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police closed the station as part of £2.5million cuts.

3:47pm Saturday 26th July 2014

BURGLARS have made of with hundreds of pounds of goods following a spate of burglaries across Tendring.

Plans launched for new homes and football stadium

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

PLANS for a football stadium and 65 new homes between Clacton and Holland-on-Sea have been submitted.

William to cycle Lands End to John O'Groats

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A CYCLIST from Chelmsford is preparing to cycle 950 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise funds for Canine Partners.

Showtime at Hyde Hall

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

HYDE HALL has announced its schedule of shows, festivals and exhibitions ahead of the autumn and winter season.

Campaign calls for better rail services

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Record number of trains arriving on time

3:38pm Friday 25th July 2014

COMMUTERS and businesses have been urged to join a campaign calling on the Government to spend more on ther railways.

Travellers pitch up opposite Sainsbury's Tollgate store

Maldon and Burnham Standard: UNWELCOME VISITORS: Travellers have moved on to the field next to the cricket club in Clayton

11:51am Friday 25th July 2014

TRAVELLERS have arrived on land opposite the Sainsbury's store in Tollgate, Colchester.

Rare toys and jewellery taken from home in Margaretting

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:43am Friday 25th July 2014

POLICE are investigating a burglary in Margaretting where items including a Playstation, iPad, jewellery and rare toys were taken.

Colchester solicitors and auctioneers bat again in memory of First World War

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:18am Friday 25th July 2014

AUCTIONEERS and solicitors have recreated the moment 100 years ago when their predecessors played a game of cricket, days before the First World War broke out.

Work to turn Red Lion Yard into boutique shop alley unveiled

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:09am Friday 25th July 2014

COLCHESTER’S Red Lion Yard has been relaunched after a £600,000 revamp as a Covent Garden-style boutique shopping alley.

Colchester bus services set for changes

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Changes in the pipeline – Southend Travel Centre

11:14am Friday 25th July 2014

BUS services in Colchester are set for a change.

Heroic officers praised for rescuing woman moments before car fire

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:30am Friday 25th July 2014

Heroic officers have been praised after they pulled a woman from the wreckage of her car before it burst into flames. The woman was in a silver Ford Focus which was in collision with a black Jeep at the junction of Morleys Road and Halstead Road in Earls Colne on Saturday, July 19. Police community support officers John Thorne and Warren Brown went to the scene of the crash and rescued both drivers involved from their vehicles. 

Motorcyclist rushed to hospital

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

10:19am Friday 25th July 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST was rushed to hospital after colliding with a car in Colchester.

Firefighters battle pre-school blaze

Maldon and Burnham Standard: ESSEX: Four year fire dispute ends

10:17am Friday 25th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS quickly put out a fire in the roof of a Chelmsford pre-school.

Tulisa guilty of V Fest assault

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

9:36am Friday 25th July 2014

FORMER X-Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos has been found guilty of assaulting a blogger at the V Festival in Chelmsford.

Cops fight back against armed drug dealers

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

8:57am Friday 25th July 2014

DRUGS worth more than £25,000 have been seized from dealers in the first three months of a police operation based primarily in Colchester and Clacton.

Landlords: Late night tax unfair

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to charge late-night bars and clubs to pay for extra policing have been approved by Chelmsford Council.

UPDATED 4.30pm Monday: I Am Music organisers release details of how to get a refund

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:17pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ORGANISERS of Colchester’s I Am Music festival have announced the event is cancelled.

Seven-vehicle crash on A12 between Kelvedon and Marks Tey junctions

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Pic credit: East of England Ambulance Service Trust

5:36pm Thursday 24th July 2014

EMERGENCY services were called to a crash involving seven vehicles on the A12, between junction 24 for Kelvedon and junction 25 for Marks Tey.

Incident on A12 involving multiple vehicles

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:07pm Thursday 24th July 2014

AN accident involving five vehicles has blocked the A12 Northbound between J24 (Kelvedon North) and J25 (Marks Tey A120).

Tots’ leader retires

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE nation’s longest-serving children’s club leader has finally called it a day – after 29 years.

Move from Essex County Hospital to Colchester General Hospital is one step closer

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Colchester General Hospital

3:53pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE trust which runs Colchester’s hospitals will invest £1.1million to help transfer services from Essex County Hospital to Colchester General Hospital.

Traveller and gypsy sites in Colchester to double

Maldon and Burnham Standard: ILLEGAL: The travellers' camp on fields next to Clayton CE Primary School

2:32pm Thursday 24th July 2014

COLCHESTER needs to double the number of traveller and gypsy pitches in the borough, according to a new report.

Taser use shoots up in Essex

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Taser use by Sussex Police increases fivefold

2:17pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TASERS shooting up to 50,000 volts of electricity into people are being deployed five times as often as two years ago in Essex.

Elderly woman seriously hurt in Colchester

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

1:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A WOMAN has suffered a serious head injury during an incident in Head Street

UPDATED: Travellers arrive at council car park

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

11:22am Thursday 24th July 2014

Travellers have pitched up on an Essex County Council car park.

Scouting for Girls drop out of Colchester music festival

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Scouting for Girls will play at Hardwick Live

11:11am Thursday 24th July 2014

INDIE rock band Scouting for Girls have dropped out of Colchester’s I Am Music festival.

VAN drivers have been warned not to leave valuable tools in vehicles overnight.

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Essex Police have closed the road

10:46am Thursday 24th July 2014

VAN drivers have been warned not to leave valuable tools in vehicles overnight.






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